Artist Bio

Hyeyeon Park, piano

Selected as an Artist of the Year by the Seoul Arts Center in 2012, Hyeyeon Park has been described as a pianist “with power, precision, and tremendous glee” (Gramophone). She has appeared as a soloist and chamber musician on major concert stages in the United States, Korea, Japan, Italy, Germany, Austria, England, Mexico, Spain, and Australia, performing with orchestras such as the Seoul Philharmonic, KNUA Symphony, Incheon Philharmonic, Gangnam Symphony, and Seoul Festival Orchestra, among others. She is a prizewinner of numerous international competitions, including Oberlin, Ettlingen, Hugo Kauder, Maria Canals, Prix Amadèo, and Corpus Christi, and her performances have been broadcast on KBS and EBS television (Korea) and RAI3 (Italy), WQXR (New York), WFMT (Chicago), WBJC (Baltimore), and WETA (Washington, D.C.) radio. Her performances at the Dame Myra Hess Recital Series in Chicago, the Trinity Wall Street Series in New York City, the Phillips Collection in Washington, D.C., and the Seoul Arts Center Concert Series have led her to venues such as Zankel Hall at Carnegie Hall, Merkin Recital Hall, the Kennedy Center, and the Seoul Arts Center, among others. As an active chamber musician, she has been invited to festivals such as Music@Menlo, Chamber Music Northwest, Santander, and Yellow Barn and has collaborated with such distinguished musicians as David Shifrin, Cho-Liang Lin, Ani and Ida Kavafian, Paul Neubauer, and many others. Hyeyeon Park holds degrees from the Peabody Institute of the Johns Hopkins University, Yale School of Music, and Korea National University of Arts. She is Artistic Director of the Argenta Concert Series (Nevada) and a professor of piano at the University of Nevada, Reno, and can be heard on the Blue Griffin, Urtext Digital, HM, and Naxos labels.

Hyeyeon Park will perform in Concert Program I (July 15), Concert Program V (July 28 and 29), and Concert Program VII (August 5).